Dec 31, 2012 5:00pm PST
are paying for all of it. i am consumer editor tom vacar, ktvu channel 2 news. >> and coming up at 6:00 p.m., ktvu's ken pritchett will break down thim pact the delay is having in -- down the delay is having here. >> wall street ended the year on a winning note. the dow is up 166 to 13,104., breaking a 5 day losing streak. the nasdaq is up 59 at 3,019. here is what the numbers mean to you. if you invested $10,000 in the dow you would have made more than a 7% profit. the s&p13.5% profit. nasdaq 16%. for that $10,000 investment in the dow $730. $1,340 on the s&p and $1,590 on the nasdaq. >> police are investigating the 46th killing of the year in san jose after a man was shot today. it happened at an apartment complex this afternoon. police received a 911 call that a man with a gun was in the parking garage. when officers arrived they found a man on the ground next to a car. he died at the scene. witnesses told police the victim got into a fight with two other men. >> there was a confrontation. a weapon discharged. we have a couple people detained and we have the weapon involved in custody.
Dec 25, 2012 6:00pm PST
. reporting live in east palo alto, john fowler, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> we also just checked with san francisco airport to see if there are any weather related problems there. there are 30 to 90 minute delays mainly involving flights from other west coast low -- locations. we also learned that people lost power because of a transformer failure. >>> a steady light rain most of the day. and then in the last hour and a half the rain really started to calm down. especially in the south bay. look at the showers and rain moving through the peninsula. look at the current situation as we look. you can see oakland through redwood. nothing like we saw just about 10, 15 minutes ago. here's a hot spot out here near milpitas. you're seeing this is heavy rain right in these areas. these cells pretty impressive but i have to tell you what we were going through about an hour ago, 45 minutes ago is really impressive more than what we saw here. evergreen you're starting to clear out. over here by, pardon me by santa clara you're seeing this heavy rain. so you're seeing the widely scattered showers. th
Dec 27, 2012 5:00pm PST
boehner's plan. with no deal in the works you are likely to see a smaller pay check. ktvu's consumer editor tom vacar joins us to detail what it will cost taxpayers. >> reporter: indeed, more than a cliff for some. >> reporter: for more and more americans, the fiscal cliff is being viewed as a failure of government. >> they are on vacation, doing whatever they are doing. they don't care. >> i just don't think they will ever come to an agreement. both parties are so far apart that there is no common ground. >> reporter: if you make between 50-60,000 deal, taxes go up $92 per bye-weekly pay check. most employers will wait for the irs and will continue to deduct at the current rate. >> supposed to be pub luck servants and we can't get a compromise going. what is the right term? >> a lot of times it seems you are not being represented. you have interests over riding the people's concerns. that is an example of what happens in congress. >> the lowest income folks' check will shrink by 3%. top earners 6%. that says nothing of loss deductions or other unknowns. >> political parties need to
Dec 27, 2012 6:00pm PST
shielding her children. ktvu's eric rasmussen talked to her today about what doctors are saying. >> reporter: it was a close call but she is expected to make a full recovery. this woman felt no pain when she was shot. we talked to her in the hospital. she was among 100 people who were at that christmas eve service when several butts came through the -- bullets came through the walls. her first instinct was to protect her children. [ speaking foreign language ] >> reporter: in spanish she said when i saw the bullet i threw myself over them so it might hit me and not them. she showed us where she was shot. doctors told her the doctors narrowly missed her heart. after three surgeries she is doing well and thanks god she is alive. police say a 17-year-old was also shot outside the church. he is expected to make a full recovery. police are still looking for the shooters and the church does not appear to be the target. she still has another 3-4 days at the hospital before she can go home. tonight in 90 minutes the church will have its first service since the shooting. we will be there and we will